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Title: Conic Sections (Visual Dictionary of Special Plane Curves)
Url: http://xahlee.info/SpecialPlaneCurves_dir/ConicSections_dir/conicSect...
Creator: Lee, Xah
Publisher: xahlee.org
Description: A discussion of the history of conic sections, one of the oldest math subjects studied systematically and thoroughly, with a description, formulas, properties, a proof, Mathematica notebooks, the ellipse seen as a circle, second degree curves, intersection of circles, orthogonal conics, Pascal's Theorem and Brianchon's Theorem, and related sites. Illustrations, including one showing the intersections of parallel planes and a double cone, forming ellipses, parabolas, and hyperbolas respectively. Hosted by the Math Forum.
LC Classification: Science -- Mathematics -- Geometry -- Algebraic geometry -- Higher algebraic curves -- Special curves, A-Z -- Orthogonal
Science -- Mathematics -- Geometry -- Analytic geometry -- Conics
Science -- Mathematics -- Geometry -- Analytic geometry -- Plane. Conic sections
Science -- Mathematics -- Geometry -- Analytic geometry -- Quadric surfaces
Science -- Mathematics -- Geometry -- Special topics in plane geometry -- Conics
GEM Subject: Mathematics
Mathematics -- Technology
Mathematics -- Instructional issues
Mathematics -- Geometry
Resource Type: Charts and Diagrams
Collection (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Demonstrations
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Audience: College/University Instructors
Continuous Formation
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Language: English
Rights: Xah Lee
Access Rights: Free access
Subject: Conic Sections and Circles
Differential Geometry
Date Of Record Release: 2007-12-21 03:00:01 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2012-07-17 14:30:03 (W3C-DTF)
Source: Math Forum
Full Record Views: 77
Resource URL Clicks: 6
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